Speakers face some of their biggest challenges when it comes to presenting data. There is something about pie charts and diagrams that PowerPoint users are drawn to like moths to a flame.
However, your audience doesn't usually need the level of detail that you provide, and they are typically overwhelmed.
How can you present data in a way that gets your point across, making it concrete, while giving the audience just as much information as they need and want to know?
Use an example or a comparison to something that your audience is already familiar with. There is always a story behind data; you just have to find it.
Here's an example I found in our local weekly paper.
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